|George Crompton * Elizabeth Beard
Ellen Elizabeth Platt
Ellen was buried in the
Atlantic Ocean in route
M 12 October 1836
|Elizabeth Beard, B 27 June 1852;
married George Crompton, then James Stones
1840-1905 , then Edward Richins 1834-1915; died January 1935
|The modern name for this affliction is Tuberculosis of the lungs. It thrived in
deprived conditions, and decimated the poor communities in the 19th century. It's an
infectious disese and spreads rapidly. If left untreated, the lesions that infect the
lungs become enlarged, resulting in the destruction of lung tissue. The infection
then can also spread to other areas of the body and affect almost any organ. It can
also cause pneumonia
Strong antibioitics are needed clear this infection, which the victorians didn't have.
It was called consumption because you wasted away.
|1900 was the year of the great mine
disaster at Scofield. George Crompton
helped accompany the bodies of the
Coalville miners hone.